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Study Suggests World Could Be 100% Powered By Renewables By 2050

11/25/2015, Companies like Apple have been making steps towards ensuring that their operations are powered by renewable energy, but Apple is just one company. There are millions of companies and billions of people, which means that everyone needs to do their part if...

The Volta Flyer Puts Our Childhood Paper Planes To Shame

11/17/2015, Admit it, at some point in time when we were children, we’ve all built planes out of paper. Some of us might be terrible at it, while some of us have successfully created paper planes that can traverse great distances. However fast forward to today, it...

Apple’s Singapore Operations Will Be 100% Renewable

11/16/2015, Apple’s desire to be as green as possible is no secret. Earlier this year the company revealed that they would be trying to make its product packaging more eco-friendly, and last year the company’s store in Japan featured a “green curtain” that...

Switzerland’s Vertical Forest Will Run On Sustainable Energy

11/12/2015, Malls and apartments due to their dense population take up a lot of energy. This is why over in Switzerland, they are looking to design what they are calling a “vertical forest”. This follows an architectural competition in which Italy’s Stefano...

Solar-powered Smart Benches Installed At London’s Canary Wharf

10/16/2015, Imagine you’re out and about and your phone is running low on battery. If you’re the type that doesn’t like to bring around battery packs or cases, then chances are you might find yourself with a dead phone pretty soon. However if you’re in...

Solar Panels To Become Invisible?

10/01/2015, It goes without saying that we are all moving towards a green environment these days, so it makes perfect sense to take advantage of renewable energy as far as possible. Existing solar panel technology might be decent, but not good enough when it comes to...

Hybrid Solar Power System Harnesses Light And Heat

09/10/2015, ‘The best of both worlds’ is a phrase that we are able to identify with – as it more often than not brings together all that is good from two different systems, and a solar powered system that is capable of generating energy from both heat and...

Kirigami-inspired Solar Cells Can Track The Sun

09/09/2015, Basic science tells us that the Earth rotates around the sun. This means that as far as solar panels are concerned, there is only so much time in a day that they can gather power. However given the position of the sun and the way panels are positioned,...

Samsung Introduces Solar-based Mobile Charging Stations In India

08/27/2015, We’ve seen various companies offering up public charging stations where users can stop and charge their devices while they’re out and about. However with the focus on renewable and sustainable energy, it’s actually pretty cool to see Samsung over in...

India Unveils The World’s First 100% Solar-Powered Airport

08/19/2015, Due to certain natural resources being finite, like fossil fuels, it makes sense to turn to sources of energy that can be renewed and sustained, such as harnessing the power of the sun for solar energy. We’ve seen many companies turn to solar energy,...

Fancy Your Window To Charge Up Your Mobile Device?

08/10/2015, Windows are there on buildings for a very good reason – to let light in, and at the same time, windows which can be opened would also ensure that a room or building is well ventilated. However, in most modern skyscrapers and buildings, the air...

This Treehouse Is Solar-Powered And Even Comes With WiFi

07/26/2015, If you’ve ever read stories, seen movies, or watched TV shows, you know that treehouses are a very simple affair. It basically takes advantage of spaces up in the tree and converts it into a cozy hideaway. However Jono Williams has decided to take...

Solar Paper Is A Thin, Modular Charger For Your Gadgets

07/20/2015, The problem with battery packs for our gadgets is that sometimes they can be bulky and heavy, especially if you go for the models that pack like 10,000mAh worth of juice. Now if you’re after something a bit more compact and that’s good for the...

Samsung Solar Powered Internet Schools

06/04/2015, Samsung does not only churn out some pretty nifty smartphones that reside on the high end side of things like the Galaxy S6, but they have also introduced several measures and initiatives that do benefit mankind overall. For instance, it has been over the...